William "W.T." AdamsApril 22, 1951 ~ December 1, 2020 (age 69)
William “W.T.” Adams, 69, of Crossett, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at the UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born in Hamburg, Arkansas, on April 22, 1951, to his parents, Luther, and Hattie Mae Pollock Adams. He was a lifelong resident of Ashley County and a 1968 graduate of Hamburg High School.
He drove trucks for T & A Timber for several years, but most recently drove for Dirtco.
W.T. was a quiet, gentle man who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a hard worker who loved his family and was adored by his children.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister, Virginia Ann Adams, and four brothers, George Glen Adams, Charles Louis Adams, Clarence C. Adams, and Carl "Deanie" Adams.
He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Dixie Rhea Adams of Crossett; one son, Brent Adams of Bentonville, AR; three daughters, Gayla Williams (Todd) and Clara Cain Cook (John), all of Crossett, and Audrey McGee (Terry) of Tillar, AR; two brothers, Donald "Birtie" Adams (Debbie) and Richard Adams (Pam) all of Hamburg; one sister in law, Judy Adams; along with thirteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one on the way.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 4, at the First United Pentecostal Church, 102 Etheridge Drive, Crossett with Pastor Larry Hickman officiating, followed by interment at Carlock Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Todd Williams, Todd Williams, Jr., Terry McGee, John Robert Cook, Jerry Walton, and Doyle Walton.
Visitation will be from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
Medders Funeral Home is complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funerals and visitations according to the Arkansas Governor’s mandates. All attendees must provide and wear a face mask upon entering and comply with social distancing and sanitizing guidelines.
Temperatures will be scanned, and masks are required for entry.
Those that are considered high risk, running fever, or have been recently exposed to someone positive with COVID-19 are encouraged to stay home to protect themselves and others.
This service will be live streamed on the Medders Funeral Home Facebook page for those wishing to attend the service remotely. You may click on the following link to view the service:
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towards W.T.’s funeral expenses at Medders Funeral Home, 1564 Hwy 52 W, Crossett, AR 71635.
A downloadable service program will be available for printing at the bottom of this page on the day of the service.